Bankara (バンカラ)

Bankara is a pun for the word haikara (westernized appearances or life styles). The word which means rude or barbarous was created as an antithesis of haikara. Generally speaking, it refers to violent speech and behavior or a person who behaves in such a way. It is a word that appears in a passage in "Higansugimade" written by Soseki NATSUME.

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